[DRBD-user] Re: DRBD and a high performance MySQL database

Lars Ellenberg Lars.Ellenberg at linbit.com
Mon Oct 18 00:05:07 CEST 2004

Note: "permalinks" may not be as permanent as we would like,
direct links of old sources may well be a few messages off.

/ 2004-10-17 14:05:16 -0700
\ David:
> Well, since I didn't get any replies I'll change my message from a
> question to an offer. :)
> I should be receiving two Dell 2850's with Dual Xeon 3.0's, 4gig ram
> and about six 36 gig 15K RPM SCSI disks on a U320 SCSI RAID card.  The
> machines will be connected via a 1000mbit crossover cable.
> I will be testing the performance of MySQL using the MySQL benchmark
> suite both with and without drbd.
> Aside from bonnie++ are there any other benchmarks people would like
> me to run?  I have seen the benchmarks on the website and I will try
> to do things in that fashion more or less and thought it might be nice
> to have some updated stats on some new hardware.

tiobench is a nice one, too.

you may want to have a look at
and the pages linked from there, at least the io-related benchmarks.

> I'm interested to see if the 15K rpm disks become useless with drbd so
> I might also try with 10K RPM disks if I can find enough to test with
> those too.
> I'm in no hurry to get these placed into production so any other
> benchmarks you'd like me to run I can try to do...

well, we still don't have a generic benchmark setup.
but you can help establish one, of course.


	Lars Ellenberg

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